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Date of Birth 21 July 1914Rome, Lazio, Italy
Date of Death 31 July 2010Rome, Lazio, Italy
Birth NameGiovanna Cecchi

Mini Bio (1)

Suso Cecchi D'Amico was born on July 21, 1914 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Giovanna Cecchi. She was a writer, known for Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Bicycle Thieves (1948) and Senso (1954). She was married to Fidele d'Amico. She died on July 31, 2010 in Rome.

Spouse (1)

Fidele d'Amico (1938 - 10 March 1990) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (6)

Daughter of screenwriter Emilio Cecchi.
She rewrote (with Ennio Flaiano) the screenplay for Roman Holiday (1953), that eventually won the Academy Award in 1954. Unfortunately the screenplay was not credited to them.
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1982
One of the most celebrated screenwriters of the post-WWII Italian cinema. She worked with some of the top directors, including Franco Zeffirelli and Michelangelo Antonioni.
She was educated in Rome and first worked as a journalist and as translator of English plays for the Italian stage.

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